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Rip Torn

Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr. (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019) was an American actor. Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1983 film Cross Creek. His work includes the role of Artie, the producer, on The Larry Sanders Show, for which he was nominated for six Emmy Awards, winning in 1996. Torn also won an American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Male in a Series, and two CableACE Awards for his work on the show, and was nominated for a Satellite Award in 1997 as well. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rip Torn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 6, 1931 In Temple, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Men in Black 3 2012-05-23
Known For
Poster of Bee Movie
Poster of Men in Black II
Poster of Men in Black
Poster of Johnny Belinda
Movie Men in Black 3 Large-Headed Alien at Funeral (uncredited) 2012-05-23
Movie Norman Mailer: The American Self 2012-05-18
Movie National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus King Looney 2011-08-05
Movie American Cowslip Trevor O'Hart 2009-07-24
Movie Happy Tears Joe 2009-10-16
Movie The Afterlight Carl 2009-10-10
Movie Turn the River Quinette 2008-05-09
Movie Lucky Days Bobo 2008-04-25
Movie August David Sterling 2008-05-16
Movie The Golden Boys Capt. Jeremiah Burgess 2008-12-11
Movie The Making Of 'The Larry Sanders Show' Arthur 2007-04-17
Movie Three Days to Vegas Joe Wallace 2007-02-02
Movie The Making of Marie Antoinette Self 2007-07-02
Movie Bee Movie Lou Lo Duca (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Marie Antoinette Louis XV 2006-05-24
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth: Chasing Time Self 2006-05-02
Movie Zoom Larraby 2006-08-11
Series 30 Rock Don Geiss 2006-10-11
Movie The Sisters Dr. Chebrin 2005-04-23
Movie Forty Shades of Blue Alan James 2005-12-07
Movie Yours, Mine & Ours Commandant Sherman 2005-11-23
Movie Love Object Novak 2004-02-13
Movie Welcome to Mooseport Bert Langdon 2004-02-24
Series Extreme Dodgeball 2004-06-15
Movie Eulogy Edmund Collins 2004-10-15
Movie DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story Patches O'Houlihan 2004-06-18
Movie Maniac Magee George McNab 2003-02-23
Movie Rolling Kansas Oldman 2003-01-24
Series The Lyon's Den Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Men in Black II Chief Zed 2002-07-03
Movie Freddy Got Fingered Jim Brody 2001-04-20
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle Detective Manny Garett 2000-02-09
Movie Wonder Boys Q 2000-02-22
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Self 2000-09-27
Series Soul Food Peter Redmond 2000-06-28
Movie Balloon Farm Harvey Potter 1999-03-28
Movie Passing Glory Father Robert Grant 1999-02-21
Movie Seasons of Love Spence Vitt 1999-03-07
Movie The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery Royce 1999-07-21
Movie The Insider John Scanlon 1999-10-28
Movie Senseless Randall Tyson 1998-02-20
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Trial and Error Benny Gibbs 1997-05-30
Movie Hercules Zeus (voice) 1997-06-20
Movie Men in Black Chief Zed 1997-07-02
Movie Down Periscope Admiral Winslow 1996-03-01
Movie The Hindenburg Narrator 1996-09-24
Movie She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal Adm. Snyder 1995-05-22
Movie Canadian Bacon General Dick Panzer 1995-06-08
Movie Letter to My Killer 1995-08-09
Movie How to Make an American Quilt Arthur 1995-10-06
Movie Heart of a Child Dr. Leonard Bailey 1994-05-09
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie RoboCop 3 The CEO 1993-01-21
Movie Beyond the Law Deputy Prescott 1993-04-22
Movie Where the Rivers Flow North Noel Lord 1993-06-14
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993-09-13
Movie Fires of Kuwait Narrator (voice) 1992-06-09
Series The Larry Sanders Show Arthur 1992-08-15
Movie A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story Bill Morgan 1992-11-29
Movie Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster Admiral Paul Yost - Presidential Delegation 1992-09-13
Movie T Bone N Weasel Happy Sam 1992-11-02
Movie Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind Captain Jack Parsons 1991-01-01
Movie Death Falls Dub Farley 1991-01-01
Movie Defending Your Life Bob Diamond 1991-03-22
Movie My Son Johnny Brian Stansbury 1991-11-10
Movie Dolly Dearest Karl Resnick 1991-09-01
Movie Kojak: None So Blind Gideon Hogarth 1990-04-07
Movie Pair of Aces Capt. Jack Parsons 1990-01-14
Movie By Dawn's Early Light Colonel Fargo 1990-05-19
Movie Beautiful Dreamers Walt Whitman 1990-06-05
Movie Hit List Vic Luca 1989-03-03
Movie Cold Feet Sheriff 1989-05-19
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Boss Finley 1989-10-01
Movie Silence Like Glass Dr. Markowitz 1989-07-06
Movie April Morning Solomon Chandler 1988-04-24
Movie Destination: America Corbet St. James IV 1987-04-03
Movie J. Edgar Hoover Lyndon Johnson 1987-01-11
Movie Extreme Prejudice Sheriff Hank Pearson 1987-04-24
Movie Nadine Buford Pope 1987-08-07
Movie The King of Love Jack Kraft 1987-11-19
Movie Laguna Heat Joe Datilla 1987-11-15
Movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas Tim Nettleton 1986-10-26
Movie The Execution Wilheim Gehbert 1985-01-14
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Lewis Slaton 1985-02-10
Movie Beer Buzz Beckerman 1985-08-30
Movie Summer Rental Scully 1985-08-09
Series North and South Adolphus 1985-11-03
Movie Misunderstood Will 1984-03-30
Movie When She Says No Stuart Blankfort 1984-01-30
Movie Flashpoint Sheriff Wells 1984-04-19
Movie City Heat Primo Pitt 1984-12-07
Movie Scarab Khepera 1984-06-22
Movie Songwriter Dino McLeish 1984-10-14
Movie Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Big Daddy 1984-08-19
Movie Cross Creek Marsh Turner 1983-09-21
Movie The Beastmaster Maax 1982-08-16
Movie A Stranger Is Watching Artie Taggart 1982-10-28
Movie Jinxed! Harold Benson 1982-10-22
Movie Airplane II: The Sequel Bud Kruger / President Reagan 1982-12-10
Series The Blue and the Gray Ulysses S. Grant 1982-11-14
Movie Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Carlo Ponti 1980-10-26
Movie One Trick Pony Walter Fox 1980-10-03
Movie Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case Charles Burt 1980-10-30
Movie First Family General G. E. Dumpston 1980-12-25
Movie The Seduction of Joe Tynan Senator Kittner 1979-08-17
Series Blind Ambition Richard M. Nixon 1979-05-20
Movie Heartland Clyde Stewart 1979-09-22
Movie A Shining Season Jack Baker 1979-12-26
Movie Coma Dr. George 1978-01-06
Series The Eddie Capra Mysteries Unknown 1978-09-08
Movie Steel Cowboy K.W. Hicks 1978-12-06
Movie Betrayal Dr. Hartogs 1978-11-13
Movie Nasty Habits Father Maximilian 1977-01-28
Movie The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Dwight Webb 1977-12-01
Movie The Man Who Fell to Earth Nathan Bryce 1976-03-18
Movie Birch Interval Thomas 1976-05-02
Movie Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan Glen Tuttle 1975-02-20
Movie Crazy Joe Richie 1974-02-08
Movie Cotter Roy 1973-01-01
Movie The President's Plane Is Missing George Oldenburg 1973-10-23
Movie Payday Maury Dann 1973-09-22
Movie Slaughter Dominic Hoffo 1972-08-16
Series Ghost Story Jonathon 1972-09-15
Movie Montserrat Izquierdo 1971-03-02
Movie Maidstone Raoul Rey O'Houlihan 1971-03-09
Series Columbo Leon Lamarr 1971-09-15
Movie 1 P.M. (One Parallel Movie) Self 1971-06-08
Movie Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller 1970-02-27
Movie Lions Love The Beard Director (uncredited) 1969-10-12
Movie Coming Apart Joe 1969-10-26
Movie Sol Madrid Dano Villanova 1968-02-07
Movie Beyond the Law Popcorn 1968-04-02
Movie Beach Red Gunnery Sgt. Ben Honeywell 1967-08-03
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie One Spy Too Many Alexander 1966-08-05
Movie You're a Big Boy Now I.H. Chanticleer 1966-09-09
Movie The Cincinnati Kid William Jefferson Slade 1965-10-15
Series The Lieutenant Unknown 1963-09-14
Movie Critic's Choice Dion Kapakos 1963-02-24
Series Breaking Point Unknown 1963-09-16
Series Channing Donald Burrows 1963-09-18
Series The Great Adventure Lieutenant John C. Freemont 1963-09-27
Movie Hero's Island Nicholas Gates 1962-09-16
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Thomas 'Tom' J. Finley, Jr. 1962-03-21
Series Combat! Avery 1962-10-02
Movie Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life Paul 1961-03-20
Series Dr. Kildare Dr. Nicholas Keefe 1961-09-27
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Movie King of Kings Judas 1961-10-11
Series Thriller Duncan Corey 1960-09-13
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie Pork Chop Hill Lt. Walter Russell 1959-05-29
Series Naked City Ansel Boake 1958-09-30
Movie Johnny Belinda Locky McCormick 1958-10-13
Movie A Face in the Crowd Barry Mills (uncredited) 1957-05-29
Movie Time Limit Lt. George Miller 1957-10-23
Movie Baby Doll The Dentist (uncredited) 1956-12-29
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24